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[movies]Getting Along With Parents - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the conflict between six teen-agers and their respective parents in a situation designed to provoke discussion. Emphasizes that each generation must recognize the other's differences in upbringing, thinking and feeling and be willing to compromise on solutions to problems.
Downloads: 128
[movies]Jean and Her Dolls - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Jean confides to a friend that her doll is catching the measles. Jean's brother overhears the remark and paints red spots on her doll's face. In return for the trick, Jean paints a 'MEASLES, KEEP OUT' sign.
Downloads: 525 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Black Bear Twins (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals the habits and characteristics of bears by following a day's adventures of two mischievous cubs. Includes scenes of their invasion of a nearby camp.
Downloads: 90
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates important community functions and services. Depicts police and fire protection, health safeguards, and park and recreational facilities. Points out how members of the community are interdependent. Some footage of Howdy Doody, which you don't expect to see in an EBF film. Not to be confused with the 1969 EBEC film Our Community.
Downloads: 209
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part II) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 1,785 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Mosquito, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the life cycles of the common (Culex) and the malaria (Anopheles) mosquito. Depicts methods of exterminating larvae and adult mosquitoes. Includes breeding places, the laying of the eggs, the various stages of development, and methods of mosquito control.
Downloads: 688 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Alcohol and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Traces the course of alcohol through the body until it either oxidizes or escapes, and shows the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including a treatment.
Downloads: 379
[movies]Centralization and Decentralization - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority.
Downloads: 506 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Early Settlers of New England (Salem 1626-1629) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Appraisal. Excellent for showing the homes and their construction, the crude agricultural methods, the wide reliance on fish and game for food, and the primitive household equipment of the New England settlement at Salem (1626-29). Should be useful in developing an understanding of (1) the hardships of colonial life, (2) the social organization of a colonial community, (3) the importance of religion in the life of the people, and (4) some of the motives which brought the colonists to the New Wor...
Downloads: 298
[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Using the five fingers of each hand as a check off device, the film identifies a food group with each finger. Using this system, Ralph learns to eat a balanced diet and has more fun because of his better health.
Downloads: 138
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 36,441 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Fire: What Makes it Burn - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses simple laboratory demonstrations to show what is needed to make a fire, what a flame is, how combustion takes place and how a fire can be extinguished. Stresses that fire can be dangerous and illustrates safety measures.
Downloads: 574 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Doctor, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 166
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 130
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 129
[movies]This Vital Earth - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.

Downloads: 401 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Truck Farmer, The (2nd ed.) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
POINTS OUT CHIEF TRUCK FARMING AREAS IN U.S. SHOWS ACTIVITIES ON TRUCK FARM IN RIO GRANDE DELTA, SUCH AS PLANTING, IRRIGATING, SPRAYING, HARVESTING, PACKING & SHIPPING CROPS.
Downloads: 108
[movies]Tuberculosis (Third Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Causes of treatment of tubercular infection, and tuberculosis as a social phenomenon.
Keywords: Medicine: Tuberculosis; Health and hygiene
Downloads: 5,189 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
Downloads: 143
[movies]Belonging to the Group (Respect as a Human Value) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 190 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Northwestern States - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Resources and geography of America's "breadbasket."
Keywords: Geography: U.S.: Pacific Northwest
Downloads: 1,639
[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
Downloads: 851 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
USE OF FIRE IN COOKING, HEATING, PRODUCING LIGHT, & DESTROYING RUBBISH. REQUISITES OF ALL FIRES -- FUEL, OXYGEN & KINDLING, TEMPERATURE -- ARE SHOWN & IN ANIMATION THE ACTIONS OF GASES WITHIN FIRE. CONTROL OF BURNING, RESULTS OF CARELESS HANDLING & PUTTING out.
Downloads: 231
[movies]Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibers for making textiles -- specifically rayon and nylon. Portrays some of the processes used in making these fibers, ways in which they are useful to man and characteristic of the textiles made from them.
Downloads: 683 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Play in the Snow - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
SHOWS CHILDREN ENJOYING WINTER SPORTS, MAKING A SNOWMAN, PLAYING FOX & GEESE, SLEDDING & SKIING. Scenes of snowy suburban neighborhood. Two boys and girl dress for cold weather.
Downloads: 265
[movies]Tobacco and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Early film on tobacco's physical effects.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Tobacco; Medicine: Cancer
Downloads: 13,577 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Office Courtesy: Meeting the Public - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatizes techniques for office workers in meeting and working with persons outside the company, face to face and over the phone. Stresses courtesy. A secretary discovers how to make her job more enjoyable. Great footage of office workers and secretaries. 14:41:03:03 Shot reverse shot sequence CU brunette woman with red lipstick with upset face; CU angry man with moustache talking into camera; CU woman upset defending herself; CU hand angrily smacking wood counter of desk; CU angry man aggressi...
Downloads: 365
[movies]Elephants - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Illustrates the methods of raising and training elephants as circus performers. Shows distinguishing characteristics, such as diet, and methods of eating, drinking and bathing.
Downloads: 183
[movies]Iran: Between Two Worlds - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Iran at the time of the 1953 U.S.-backed coup d'etat.
Keywords: Iran
Downloads: 12,774 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Passenger Train, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Contents. An account of a train journey. Passengers arrive by cabs at the station. After they purchase their tickets, they pass through the gates to the track where their train is waiting. The streamlined Diesel engine locomotive stands ready for the trip. Mr. Shroder, the engineer, checks over his controls, and his attendant in_x001F_spects the big motors. Final preparations are made for departure...
Downloads: 638
[movies]Office Courtesy: Meeting the Public - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Assisted by an instructive dream, a secretary learns how to be more personable and thus render her job more enjoyable.
Keywords: Social guidance; Occupations: Clerical; Gender roles
Downloads: 9,306 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Anyone at All: Safety in the Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
01:35:13:26 CU shadow of kid on tricycle; boy on tricycle rides past camera; POV shot from tricycle, car enters frame with headlight at eye level; cuts to broken class with title text Anyone at All! 01:35:43:10 Man walks out door of house carrying basket, takes several steps down stairs then falls. 01:37:48:23 CU little boy looks out window and announces “He’s here, he’s here everybody!”; everyone in house takes hiding places; boy opens door, family yells surprise but there is a stern po...
Downloads: 430
[movies]Don't Get Angry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Social guidance film for middle school age children on anger management
Downloads: 276
[movies]Problems of Housing - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Modernizing antiquated U.S. housing stock to bring it up to health and safety standards.
Keywords: Houses and homes; World War II: Postwar issues; Architecture
Downloads: 4,084 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Structure of the skin; good cleanliness habits; the proper way to wash; the correct use of soap.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Medicine: Dermatology
Downloads: 2,836,034 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Pioneers of the Plains - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Experiences of a pioneer family on their journey from Illinois to the Midwestern plains.
Keywords: U.S. History: Westward expansion
Downloads: 7,546 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Frank and his Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Tells the story of how Penny, Frank's dog, feels neglected when his master is too busy to play with him. Penny chases a cat up a tree, but Frank forgives him for getting into mischief. A simple film intended for very young audiences.
Downloads: 162 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Cities: How They Grow (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A study of our increasing urban population. Departing from the usual statistics and the sociological problems which are a result of the cities' growth, we learn that by observing what the workers of the city do, we can find out why the city grew. A CITY IS DEFINED & AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO SHOW THAT IT CONSISTS OF 2 KINDS OF PEOPLE - "BUILDERS" & "FILLERS". ASPECTS OF GREAT CITIES SHOWN; WHY CITIES DIE & ARE KNOWN AS "GHOST TOWNS"...
Downloads: 680
[movies]Immigration - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924. A dramatized scene in a European steamship office is used to show the economic, political and religious motives for immigration. Contains scenes of Ellis Island and New York City in the early 20th century.
Keywords: Immigration; Diversity; U.S. History: 1900-1927
Downloads: 20,844 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Mailman - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Designed to show primary grade pupils how the United States post office system operates. Follows both a city and a rural mailman on their appointed rounds and explains graphically to children how postmen sort mail and deliver it. Also the great social responsibility of Uncle Sam's letter carriers.
Downloads: 1,372 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Visit to the Waterworks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES CLASS ON FIELD TRIP TO CITY WATERWORKS. GUIDE EXPLAINS PLANT OPERATION--STORAGE TANKS, LABORATORY WATER TESTING FOR PURITY, FILTRATION, CHEMICAL TREATMENT. PUMPS SUPPLY FIRE DEPARTMENT, STREET CLEANING, LAUNDRY.
Downloads: 473 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Beginning to Date - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Explains how to plan and enjoy a date.
Downloads: 174
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 254
[movies]Making Films That Teach - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 11,231 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Tuberculosis (Third Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Asking the question why so many people still get tuberculosis, the narrator answers in part, "Industrialization has spread faster than industrial health programs," some of the causes of infection are attributed to occupations, some to poverty and ignorance. Many excellent shots of different kinds of x-ray equipment in hospital and community settings.
Downloads: 127
[movies]Color Keying in Art and Living - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
How color relationships and coordination are applied to art, hair styling, eyes, complexion, dress and home decoration. Narrator: James A. Brill. Educational Collaborator: Eliot O'Hara, N.A.
Keywords: Perception: Color; Art and artists: Technique; Fashion
Downloads: 10,817 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 609 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a "report from outer space," how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet.
Keywords: Anthropology; Science fiction
Downloads: 22,442 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Baby's Day at 12 Weeks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the infant." Produce...
Downloads: 810 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Immunization (Second edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used, how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids, and the type of program of treatment necessary to produce lasting immunity. Credits the scientists and commercial laboratories for their work in developing vaccines. This film shows the process of testing vaccinations on animals and through animation simulations of microscopic ac...
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